RUFUS POLLOCKECONOMIST AND OPEN KNOWLEDGE FOUNDER
Rufus Pollock holds a diploma in Mathematics and a PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge. He’s an entrepreneur, researcher and technologist working to create a digital information economy that works for everyone. As the founder and President of Open Knowledge, a leading international non-profit, he empowers people and organizations with access to information and the tools and skills to make a difference to what they care about. Open Knowledge’s mission since its founding in 2004 has been to open up all essential, public interest, information and to build the communities and capabilities to turn that information into the actionable knowledge and insight that drives change.